Lisa Smiemans and together with my two sons
I have a small hobby kennel in the North-East of
Belgium. It all began in 1999, when my husband (deceased
October 2016) and I got our very first beautiful
Bernese. We don't like to put our dogs in
kennels, that's why they are free to move in and around our
house. This is one of the reasons that our dogs live
in a harmonious pack. We strive to breed a healthy,
friendly and beautiful Bernese Mountain Dog. The
health of the dogs comes first. The male studs that
we pick come from long living, healthy bloodlines. All our
dogs have a pedigree from St.-Hubertus (FCI).
Each litter is born in our house so that the puppies,
and the mother, get our full attention. This way
the puppies can get used to the home environment.
We always assist our puppy buyers with good council.
Some of our dogs are
used as therapy dogs at 't Weyerke, an institution
for mentally and psychologically handicapped people.
Our dogs get 4 short walks on a daily basis and regularly they go for
a long walk in the forests that surround us. I have the certificate: "Positive behavior therapy for